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Where I have been:
Wedding video (short) and photos:
http://www.sheeri.com/wedding

Honeymoon (and wedding) photos:
http://www.sheeri.com/photos

News:
FREE training for Oracle DBAs who want to learn MySQL
http://www.planetmysql.org/robin/?p=51
http://www.mysql.com/oracle/

mysqlnd (PHP native driver) needs testers and benchmarkers:
http://www.planetmysql.org/kaj/?p=117

Learning Resource:
The MySQL category at howtoforge.com:
http://www.howtoforge.com/taxonomy_menu/1/7

Podcast Promo:
http://www.themysqlguy.com

Feature:

Big O notation:
http://www.eecs.harvard.edu/~ellard/Q-97/HTML/root/node8.html

BTREE Index podcast:
http://technocation.org/content/oursql-episode-13%3A-nitty-gritty-indexes-0

HASH Index podcast:
http://technocation.org/content/oursql-episode-17%3A-hashing-it-out-0

Quote:
http://www.helpothers.org/story.php?sid=6784

Music:
The main theme used is Angry Red Dwarf’s “I Dream About You”
http://tinyurl.com/26hbg6

Smallfish’s “The Thank you song”
http://www.smallfishadventures.com/Home.html

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Episode 18: De-Myth-tifying Indexes

Where I have been:
Wedding video (short) and photos:
http://www.sheeri.com/wedding

Honeymoon (and wedding) photos:
http://www.sheeri.com/photos

News:
FREE training for Oracle DBAs who want to learn MySQL
http://www.planetmysql.org/robin/?p=51
http://www.mysql.com/oracle/

mysqlnd (PHP native driver) needs testers and benchmarkers:
http://www.planetmysql.org/kaj/?p=117

Learning Resource:
The MySQL category at howtoforge.com:
http://www.howtoforge.com/taxonomy_menu/1/7

Podcast Promo:
http://www.themysqlguy.com

Feature:

Big O notation:
http://www.eecs.harvard.edu/~ellard/Q-97/HTML/root/node8.html

BTREE Index podcast:
http://technocation.org/content/oursql-episode-13%3A-nitty-gritty-indexes-0

HASH Index podcast:
http://technocation.org/content/oursql-episode-17%3A-hashing-it-out-0

Quote:
http://www.helpothers.org/story.php?sid=6784

Music:
The main theme used is Angry Red Dwarf’s “I Dream About You”
http://tinyurl.com/26hbg6

Smallfish’s “The Thank you song”
http://www.smallfishadventures.com/Home.html

aka, internist “Better late than never”…..

Back in March 2007, the Boston MySQL User Group (http://mysql.meetup.com/137) watched and heard Brian DeLacey give a tutorial of Ruby on Rails, including its interaction with MySQL using ActiveRecord.

I knew absolutely nothing about Ruby on Rails before attending the presentation, other than Ruby was a language and people were saying that Rails made for easy development. After the presentation, I knew enough to start coding!

Brian is an excellent speaker, and this presentation is long overdue. (I’d tried creating the video before, during and after the MySQL Users Conference back in April, and my application kept crashing. I guess it just needed a break, because I fired it up today and it seemed to save the movie OK. Please let me know if you watch the presentation and something seems wrong).

Enjoy!

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Ruby on Rails by Brian DeLacey
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Episode 18: De-Myth-tifying Indexes

Where I have been:
Wedding video (short) and photos:
http://www.sheeri.com/wedding

Honeymoon (and wedding) photos:
http://www.sheeri.com/photos

News:
FREE training for Oracle DBAs who want to learn MySQL
http://www.planetmysql.org/robin/?p=51
http://www.mysql.com/oracle/

mysqlnd (PHP native driver) needs testers and benchmarkers:
http://www.planetmysql.org/kaj/?p=117

Learning Resource:
The MySQL category at howtoforge.com:
http://www.howtoforge.com/taxonomy_menu/1/7

Podcast Promo:
http://www.themysqlguy.com

Feature:

Big O notation:
http://www.eecs.harvard.edu/~ellard/Q-97/HTML/root/node8.html

BTREE Index podcast:
http://technocation.org/content/oursql-episode-13%3A-nitty-gritty-indexes-0

HASH Index podcast:
http://technocation.org/content/oursql-episode-17%3A-hashing-it-out-0

Quote:
http://www.helpothers.org/story.php?sid=6784

Music:
The main theme used is Angry Red Dwarf’s “I Dream About You”
http://tinyurl.com/26hbg6

Smallfish’s “The Thank you song”
http://www.smallfishadventures.com/Home.html

aka, internist “Better late than never”…..

Back in March 2007, the Boston MySQL User Group (http://mysql.meetup.com/137) watched and heard Brian DeLacey give a tutorial of Ruby on Rails, including its interaction with MySQL using ActiveRecord.

I knew absolutely nothing about Ruby on Rails before attending the presentation, other than Ruby was a language and people were saying that Rails made for easy development. After the presentation, I knew enough to start coding!

Brian is an excellent speaker, and this presentation is long overdue. (I’d tried creating the video before, during and after the MySQL Users Conference back in April, and my application kept crashing. I guess it just needed a break, because I fired it up today and it seemed to save the movie OK. Please let me know if you watch the presentation and something seems wrong).

Enjoy!

Direct download link:

Ruby on Rails by Brian DeLacey
Sadly, viagra it’s not my bug, ambulance it’s a bug in the MySQL Documentation.

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=29915

I’m actually quite surprised nobody has run into this before, buy information pills and in fact many sources quote this stating that %I and %h are the same thing.

I can’t be the only person in the world that’s ever needed hours with stripped leading zeros before. The irony is that before the submitted bug I was 5 points away from being a Basic Quality Contributor, and it would be very funny to me if this is the bug that pushed me over to qualify for a free Basic license….particularly since my company JUST bought a few licenses a month ago.
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News:
MySQL Focuses on Japan
http://www.mysql.com/news-and-events/news/article_1368.html

MySQL Associate Certification Now Available
http://www.mysql.com/certification/

Learning resource:
Pythian Group’s Carnival of the Vanities for the DBA community, site hospital published weekly on Fridays.
http://www.pythian.com/blogs/category/log-buffer/

Feature:
MySQL Proxy
Giuseppe Maxia’s Blog:
http://datacharmer.blogspot.com

Getting Started with MySQL Proxy article plus tutorials:
http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/databases/2007/07/12/getting-started-with-mysql-proxy.html

public Subversion tree:

http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/mysql_proxy

Tutorials:
Intercept and dump queries (part 1): http://forge.mysql.com/snippets/view.php?id=75

Make macros to map “cd” to “use” and “ls” to “show tables” (part 2): http://forge.mysql.com/snippets/view.php?id=76

Injection Queries (part 3): http://forge.mysql.com/snippets/view.php?id=77

Lua interpreted language:
http://www.lua.org/

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News:
MySQL Focuses on Japan
http://www.mysql.com/news-and-events/news/article_1368.html

MySQL Associate Certification Now Available
http://www.mysql.com/certification/

Learning resource:
Pythian Group’s Carnival of the Vanities for the DBA community, site hospital published weekly on Fridays.
http://www.pythian.com/blogs/category/log-buffer/

Feature:
MySQL Proxy
Giuseppe Maxia’s Blog:
http://datacharmer.blogspot.com

Getting Started with MySQL Proxy article plus tutorials:
http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/databases/2007/07/12/getting-started-with-mysql-proxy.html

public Subversion tree:

http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/mysql_proxy

Tutorials:
Intercept and dump queries (part 1): http://forge.mysql.com/snippets/view.php?id=75

Make macros to map “cd” to “use” and “ls” to “show tables” (part 2): http://forge.mysql.com/snippets/view.php?id=76

Injection Queries (part 3): http://forge.mysql.com/snippets/view.php?id=77

Lua interpreted language:
http://www.lua.org/

The short: 2007 Sysadmin of the Year Nominations being accepted — http://www.sysadminoftheyear.com. Canada and US candidates only (due to prizes and regulations. 🙁 )

Last year, internist I found out too late about the Sysadmin of the Year Award (see my lament at http://sheeri.net/archives/157). Mark Cohen, this year’s “poster boy” for 2007 Sysadmin of the Year, contacted me to let me know that the 2007 Sysadmin of the Year contest is on. It started on Sysadmin Day, always the last Friday in July.

I asked if DBA’s count as sysadmins, and here’s what Mark had to say:

In our book, DBAs qualify.

I’ve worked with some totally amazing DBAs that not only do their job, but ALSO work as a sysadmin when asked..

Great bunch of people generally.

The press release to Forbes Magazine http://tinyurl.com/2cufvc confirms this:

During the three-month contest, anyone can nominate their system administrator, network manager, database administrator, or other IT professional simply by submitting an online nomination describing why their IT person is a SysAdmin Rockstar, going beyond the call-of-duty on a daily basis.

My hat’s already in the running (from my co-workers, so use skritzer at online-buddies dot com if you’re going to nominate me), so if you think my contributions to the general community through my podcast, my blog, as mentor in the Google Summer of Code for 2 students, or through actually working with me are useful, go ahead and nominate me.

And be sure to nominate other folks as well — the first 2500 folks to be nominated will receive a T-shirt. But I’d really love to go to LISA again, and I’ve already been to the MySQL Conference this year so my training budget is used!
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News:
MySQL Focuses on Japan
http://www.mysql.com/news-and-events/news/article_1368.html

MySQL Associate Certification Now Available
http://www.mysql.com/certification/

Learning resource:
Pythian Group’s Carnival of the Vanities for the DBA community, site hospital published weekly on Fridays.
http://www.pythian.com/blogs/category/log-buffer/

Feature:
MySQL Proxy
Giuseppe Maxia’s Blog:
http://datacharmer.blogspot.com

Getting Started with MySQL Proxy article plus tutorials:
http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/databases/2007/07/12/getting-started-with-mysql-proxy.html

public Subversion tree:

http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/mysql_proxy

Tutorials:
Intercept and dump queries (part 1): http://forge.mysql.com/snippets/view.php?id=75

Make macros to map “cd” to “use” and “ls” to “show tables” (part 2): http://forge.mysql.com/snippets/view.php?id=76

Injection Queries (part 3): http://forge.mysql.com/snippets/view.php?id=77

Lua interpreted language:
http://www.lua.org/

The short: 2007 Sysadmin of the Year Nominations being accepted — http://www.sysadminoftheyear.com. Canada and US candidates only (due to prizes and regulations. 🙁 )

Last year, internist I found out too late about the Sysadmin of the Year Award (see my lament at http://sheeri.net/archives/157). Mark Cohen, this year’s “poster boy” for 2007 Sysadmin of the Year, contacted me to let me know that the 2007 Sysadmin of the Year contest is on. It started on Sysadmin Day, always the last Friday in July.

I asked if DBA’s count as sysadmins, and here’s what Mark had to say:

In our book, DBAs qualify.

I’ve worked with some totally amazing DBAs that not only do their job, but ALSO work as a sysadmin when asked..

Great bunch of people generally.

The press release to Forbes Magazine http://tinyurl.com/2cufvc confirms this:

During the three-month contest, anyone can nominate their system administrator, network manager, database administrator, or other IT professional simply by submitting an online nomination describing why their IT person is a SysAdmin Rockstar, going beyond the call-of-duty on a daily basis.

My hat’s already in the running (from my co-workers, so use skritzer at online-buddies dot com if you’re going to nominate me), so if you think my contributions to the general community through my podcast, my blog, as mentor in the Google Summer of Code for 2 students, or through actually working with me are useful, go ahead and nominate me.

And be sure to nominate other folks as well — the first 2500 folks to be nominated will receive a T-shirt. But I’d really love to go to LISA again, and I’ve already been to the MySQL Conference this year so my training budget is used!
Using MySQL As Active DBMS for Monitoring Applications — Jacob Nikom.

Jacob presented this as a special preview at the April 2007 Boston MySQL User Group, information pills and then presented it at the 2007 MySQL Users Conference and Expo.

The last in the “better late than never” series….

Download from http://www.technocation.org/videos/2007_04BostonUserGroup.wmv
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In this less technical episode we interview Paul Vallee, information pills medical where he explains in depth about the Pythian Group.

Special thanks to folks who have linked to the podcast:
WebDevRadio
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Episode 34, prescription July 9th, in which Michael mentions OurSQL and hopes I haven’t “gone dark”. Nope! http://www.webdevradio.com/index.php?id=50

Kristina Hadges, a web designer, linked to the podcast
http://www.nineofnine.com/resources

Feature:

The Pythian Group
http://www.pythian.com

Feedback:
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In this less technical episode we interview Paul Vallee, information pills medical where he explains in depth about the Pythian Group.

Special thanks to folks who have linked to the podcast:
WebDevRadio
http://www.webdevradio.com

Episode 34, prescription July 9th, in which Michael mentions OurSQL and hopes I haven’t “gone dark”. Nope! http://www.webdevradio.com/index.php?id=50

Kristina Hadges, a web designer, linked to the podcast
http://www.nineofnine.com/resources

Feature:

The Pythian Group
http://www.pythian.com

Feedback:
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Paul Vallee is back for this non-technical podcast about the special creature that is the MySQL DBA.

News:
October 2006 Enterprise/Community Split announcement
http://www.planetmysql.org/entry.php?id=4393

Current clarification of Enterprise/Community split
http://www.planetmysql.org/kaj/?p=123

Dorsal Source, site a community-focused website whose goal is to provide builds of MySQL and related products.
http://www.dorsalsource.org

Learning Resource:
MySQL Camp II, tadalafil August 23-24 2007, ailment Brooklyn NYhttp://www.mysqlcamp.org

http://www.poly.edu

Feature:
The Pythian Group’s Paul Vallee
http://www.pythian.com

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In this less technical episode we interview Paul Vallee, information pills medical where he explains in depth about the Pythian Group.

Special thanks to folks who have linked to the podcast:
WebDevRadio
http://www.webdevradio.com

Episode 34, prescription July 9th, in which Michael mentions OurSQL and hopes I haven’t “gone dark”. Nope! http://www.webdevradio.com/index.php?id=50

Kristina Hadges, a web designer, linked to the podcast
http://www.nineofnine.com/resources

Feature:

The Pythian Group
http://www.pythian.com

Feedback:
Direct play this episode at:
http://technocation.org/content/oursql-episode-20%3A-pythian-group

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Direct play this episode at:
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Paul Vallee is back for this non-technical podcast about the special creature that is the MySQL DBA.

News:
October 2006 Enterprise/Community Split announcement
http://www.planetmysql.org/entry.php?id=4393

Current clarification of Enterprise/Community split
http://www.planetmysql.org/kaj/?p=123

Dorsal Source, site a community-focused website whose goal is to provide builds of MySQL and related products.
http://www.dorsalsource.org

Learning Resource:
MySQL Camp II, tadalafil August 23-24 2007, ailment Brooklyn NYhttp://www.mysqlcamp.org

http://www.poly.edu

Feature:
The Pythian Group’s Paul Vallee
http://www.pythian.com

Feedback:

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What if last week’s announcement by MySQL had been the following?

Some major MySQL distributors have brought some issues to our attention. These distributors have been legally distributing the Enterprise version of MySQL to folks that do not have a MySQL support contract, troche without their knowledge or consent.

When a user installs an open source operating system and includes MySQL, should that user get the Community version or the Enterprise version? Since the source code was split back in October 2006, MySQL AB has felt that users should use the Enterprise version only if they intend to. We have made the source easily downloadable, so folks that want to use Enterprise, are able to use Enterprise.

However, given that distributors have been doling out Enterprise to unsuspecting users, we decided to change a few things. Firstly, we recognize that folks may be downloading Enterprise because they do not understand that Community is what they need. MySQL has very good binary builds available, with very little to be gained by users compiling their own binaries. We hope that folks have not been frustrated by a build process when they could have downloaded Community.

Secondly, the MySQL distributors have brought about some issues which would need to be fixed if we want them to distribute MySQL Community. Those issues are:

1) Scheduled releases of MySQL Community code — we will now schedule Community code releases 4 times per year, to meet this request. In addition, we will release binaries for Community twice a year, as needed.

2) Feature stability — we thought we could implement community-driven features in current releases. Sticking in a new feature to a current release jeopardizes the stability of the feature in that release. Also, we haven’t quite managed how to do that, and it will be easier to patch a feature into a non-GA release.

3) Newly GA releases will have monthly binary builds — A release that recently went from alpha or beta to GA will continue to receive monthly binary builds and releases until such time as the release is stable. We expect this to be for several months after the GA is announced.

You might notice that the Enterprise source binaries have been taken down off ftp.mysql.com. This is because we wanted to make sure that the folks that were downloading Enterprise were doing so because they wanted to download Enterprise, not because they went to the download screen and thought “Enterprise” sounded better than “Community”.

How would you have felt if that were the announcement? Because that is how I read it. Maybe it’s too little, too late, but I really feel as though the negativity associated with the announcement came from folks who used the announcement as a reason to talk about why the split is a bad idea. There’s plenty of work to do to make the split better, but the announcement last week was so simple, and didn’t deserve all the attention and negativity it garnered.
In this less technical episode we interview Paul Vallee, information pills medical where he explains in depth about the Pythian Group.

Special thanks to folks who have linked to the podcast:
WebDevRadio
http://www.webdevradio.com

Episode 34, prescription July 9th, in which Michael mentions OurSQL and hopes I haven’t “gone dark”. Nope! http://www.webdevradio.com/index.php?id=50

Kristina Hadges, a web designer, linked to the podcast
http://www.nineofnine.com/resources

Feature:

The Pythian Group
http://www.pythian.com

Feedback:
Direct play this episode at:
http://technocation.org/content/oursql-episode-20%3A-pythian-group

Feedback:

Email podcast@technocation.org

call the comment line at +1 617-674-2369

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Or use the Technocation forums:
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Direct play this episode at:
http://technocation.org/content/oursql-episode-21%3A-rise-mysql-dba-1

Paul Vallee is back for this non-technical podcast about the special creature that is the MySQL DBA.

News:
October 2006 Enterprise/Community Split announcement
http://www.planetmysql.org/entry.php?id=4393

Current clarification of Enterprise/Community split
http://www.planetmysql.org/kaj/?p=123

Dorsal Source, site a community-focused website whose goal is to provide builds of MySQL and related products.
http://www.dorsalsource.org

Learning Resource:
MySQL Camp II, tadalafil August 23-24 2007, ailment Brooklyn NYhttp://www.mysqlcamp.org

http://www.poly.edu

Feature:
The Pythian Group’s Paul Vallee
http://www.pythian.com

Feedback:

Email podcast@technocation.org

call the comment line at +1 617-674-2369

use Odeo to leave a voice mail through your computer:
http://odeo.com/sendmeamessage/Sheeri

or use the Technocation forums:
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What if last week’s announcement by MySQL had been the following?

Some major MySQL distributors have brought some issues to our attention. These distributors have been legally distributing the Enterprise version of MySQL to folks that do not have a MySQL support contract, troche without their knowledge or consent.

When a user installs an open source operating system and includes MySQL, should that user get the Community version or the Enterprise version? Since the source code was split back in October 2006, MySQL AB has felt that users should use the Enterprise version only if they intend to. We have made the source easily downloadable, so folks that want to use Enterprise, are able to use Enterprise.

However, given that distributors have been doling out Enterprise to unsuspecting users, we decided to change a few things. Firstly, we recognize that folks may be downloading Enterprise because they do not understand that Community is what they need. MySQL has very good binary builds available, with very little to be gained by users compiling their own binaries. We hope that folks have not been frustrated by a build process when they could have downloaded Community.

Secondly, the MySQL distributors have brought about some issues which would need to be fixed if we want them to distribute MySQL Community. Those issues are:

1) Scheduled releases of MySQL Community code — we will now schedule Community code releases 4 times per year, to meet this request. In addition, we will release binaries for Community twice a year, as needed.

2) Feature stability — we thought we could implement community-driven features in current releases. Sticking in a new feature to a current release jeopardizes the stability of the feature in that release. Also, we haven’t quite managed how to do that, and it will be easier to patch a feature into a non-GA release.

3) Newly GA releases will have monthly binary builds — A release that recently went from alpha or beta to GA will continue to receive monthly binary builds and releases until such time as the release is stable. We expect this to be for several months after the GA is announced.

You might notice that the Enterprise source binaries have been taken down off ftp.mysql.com. This is because we wanted to make sure that the folks that were downloading Enterprise were doing so because they wanted to download Enterprise, not because they went to the download screen and thought “Enterprise” sounded better than “Community”.

How would you have felt if that were the announcement? Because that is how I read it. Maybe it’s too little, too late, but I really feel as though the negativity associated with the announcement came from folks who used the announcement as a reason to talk about why the split is a bad idea. There’s plenty of work to do to make the split better, but the announcement last week was so simple, and didn’t deserve all the attention and negativity it garnered.
and workshops are presented by participants and chosen by the community.

Last year, asthma Google was kind enough to sponsor all of the logistics, angina from food to meeting space. This year, Polytechnic University is providing the location — and we're opening up sponsorship for the rest!

Technocation, Inc. — a US not-for-profit providing educational resources for IT professionals —  is sponsoring a donor campaign for MySQLCamp II, to take place from August 23-24, 2007 at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, NY, USA.

By sponsoring MySQL Camp, you will not only help out the community and get a tax deduction, but your name and company's name will be mentioned throughout MySQL Camp, on the MySQL Camp website, and you will be allowed to have a banner ad on www.technocation.org. You will be contacted at your e-mail address to discuss banner details.

Technocation, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization. Your contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Proof of donation will be mailed. Money may be donated through PayPal by sending payment to donate@technocation.org, or by using the links below.

Gowanda Level, $100

Ecco Level, $250

Flipper Level, $500

Dan Marino Level, $1000

Sakila Level, $2000 

To send a check or money order by mail:

MySQLCamp II Campaign
c/o Technocation, Inc.
PO Box 380221
Cambridge, MA 02238
United States

Technocation's EIN/Tax ID is 20-5445375

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